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Football: Flintshire trio fighting it out for promotion and the Welsh National League title

THE battle for supremacy at the top of the Welsh National League Premier Division remains tight with all three Flintshire title contenders winning on Saturday.

League leaders Mold Alex dominated Brickfield Rangers, finishing 6-0 victors.

Luke Tyson’s debut for the home side was marked in memorable style with a hat-trick.

Adam Renshaw came off the bench to score the Alex’s fourth and Simon Hulse and Ian Bennett completed the rout.

Hawarden Rangers remain second after coming back from 2-0 down against Penyffordd to win 3-2 thanks to three second-half goals from Charlie McDade, Dan Sullivan and Dom Auty.

All eyes are on how Rhydymwyn recover from their dip and the former league leaders showed they are still in the hunt by beating Corwen 7-2.

Lee Reynolds, Dave Gleave, Darren Pritchard, Stuart Hayes (2) and Dan Drazdauskas (2) were on target.

In Division One Saltney Town are joint top after they devastated Penley 8-2 with goals from Mathew Wintle, Chris Woodward, Marc Gunther (2), Shaun Hughes, Jake Gibbons and Dane Mason.

Castell Alun’s James Gibney, Michael Halley and Cian Loftus secured a 3-1 win over Garden Village, while New Brighton beat Lex XI 2-1 and Mold Juniors beat Llanuwchllyn 4-3 (Duane Hall, Andrew Williams 3),